The District Central Library’s initiative to deliver books to differently abled persons at their doorsteps was inaugurated on Friday by R. Manoharan, Government Chief Whip, in the presence of P. Kumar, MP.

The service will initially be available for differently abled persons residing within a radius of 2 km of the District Central Library near Singarathope on the West Boulevard Road. Differently abled persons will be eligible to have books of their choice from the library delivered at their doorstep once a week. Mr. Manoharan distributed prizes to winners of essay writing competitions. An awareness programme on civil service exams was held with R. Uma Maheswari, who has cleared the IAS exam, briefing aspiring students.

Mr. Kumar, J. Srinivasan, and N.S. Bhoopathi, councillors, and Vellamandi Natarajan, president, Tiruchi Town Cooperative Bank, enrolled themselves as patrons of the library by contributing Rs. 5,000 each.

Major Aravandi of the Readers Circle of the library donated books.